Hibbing Taconite is a leading iron ore mining company which began production in 1976 and has an annual plant capacity of 8.0 million tons of iron ore. ArcelorMittal, US Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs are partners in Hibbing Taconite, with ArcelorMittal owning a majority stake. ArcelorMittal is the managing agent.
Location : Hibbing Taconite is located in Hibbing, MN on the Iron Range. We are located approximately 75 miles Northwest of Duluth, MN.
Summary of Principal Functions: The Geological Engineering Intern will be responsible for supporting the site Mine Planning and Geological Engineering staff and completing several special projects and initiatives.
- Update geological mine model with ore grading and ore quality data
- Track detailed ore characteristics throughout the mine
- Conduct analysis of ore quality data using Excel and other Cliffs programs
- Log core sample data taken from diamond/exploration drilling into geological mine model
- Review current dig pattern and provide analysis and suggestions
- Evaluate ore blend and feasibility of acquisition opportunities and future reserves
- Participate in regular meetings with Corporate and site level Geological staff and mine management
- Other responsibilities as determined by Mine Engineering staff
- Past Project Examples:
- Model to actual (as-graded) ore body reconciliation
- Geology month end reconciliation reports compilation
- Blast grading
- Creation of the next years’ diamond drilling program
- Core logging
- Drill patterns probing
- Lead weekly ore quality meetings
Education Needed: Candidate must be enrolled in an accredited school or university and currently pursuing a degree in Geology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering or other related degree.
Experience Needed: No previous experience required.
We take safety seriously. We require that all employees wear metatarsal steel toed boots while working in our facilities.